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Hi!

I need to make some simple choropleth-maps of peoples republic of china and therefore I am looking for a free shape-file (or other vector-format e00, bna.. ) of chinas provinces.
does anyone know where to download such a file for free?

thanks

Gorky

p.s the borders dont need to be very detailed, cause output will be on a din a4 paper size

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Try Natural Earth - that should be exactly what you are looking for:
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Try Natural Earth - that should be exactly what you are looking for:
http://www.naturalearthdata.com/


Hi Frax,

thank you very much, yes that I was looing for

Gorky

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Hi!

I need to make some simple choropleth-maps of peoples republic of china and therefore I am looking for a free shape-file (or other vector-format e00, bna.. ) of chinas provinces.
does anyone know where to download such a file for free?

thanks

Gorky

p.s the borders dont need to be very detailed, cause output will be on a din a4 paper size


Gorky, The GADM dataset is probably what you require - it will need some editing for your needs - but in a GIS this wont be a problem

http://www.gadm.org/

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Hi!

I need to make some simple choropleth-maps of peoples republic of china and therefore I am looking for a free shape-file (or other vector-format e00, bna.. ) of chinas provinces.
does anyone know where to download such a file for free?

thanks

Gorky

p.s the borders dont need to be very detailed, cause output will be on a din a4 paper size


Gorky, The GADM dataset is probably what you require - it will need some editing for your needs - but in a GIS this wont be a problem

http://www.gadm.org/


thank you for this hint!!
Gorky




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